In this newscast: The NTSB investigates a fatal Grant Aviation plane crash on the Alaska Peninsula, the Juneau Assembly considers relaxing local mining regulations and resurfaces AJ Mine debate, and Monday’s early morning earthquakes knocked out power in parts of the Yukon Territory, but didn’t cause damage in Whitehorse.
In this newscast: The Legislature defies Gov. Bill Walker’s request for confirmation of his cabinet and board appointees, Juneau Schools are promised full local funding, the Juneau Assembly spares the Juneau-Douglas City Museum from the budget chopping block, and Ishmael Hope reads part of his new book of poetry, “Rock Piles Along the Eddy.”
KTOO’s midday newscast for Tuesday, April 25, 2017. In this newscast: Police identify and arrest two teens for arson at the Twin Lakes playground, youths mourn the playground’s loss, and the Juneau Assembly ponies up more money for the Housing First project.
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KTOO’s midday newscast for Tuesday, April 18, 2017. In this newscast: Russian warplanes come within 100 miles of Kodiak, the SEC accuses traders of insider trading of GCI stock options, and a 19-year-old is accidentally shot in downtown Juneau.
KTOO’s midday newscast for Monday, April 17, 2017. In this newscast: The Alaska House of Representatives passes legislation over the weekend to institute a state income tax, a fire in downtown Juneau shut down Seward Street on Saturday night and affected several businesses, and a gunman fires into the air and disrupts traffic on the Seward Highway near Anchorage.